Training & Development: helping people thrive.

Since 1913, MACNY has been providing its membership with the training and development support needed to help you and your business thrive. MACNY’s training and consulting team continues to provide outstanding service offerings by consistently working with members and instructors to identify and offer solutions that will allow your company to grow. MACNY provides open enrollment courses to allow you access to the high quality training that you need. We also offer on-site training for all companies with more extensive need.

MACNY offers curriculum-based learning in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Personal Growth
  • Safety
  • Sales and Program Management

Meet the Training & Development Team.

David Freund

David Freund

Chief Leadership Officer

[email protected]
315-474-4201 ext. 20

David Freund is MACNY’s Chief Leadership Officer and has been offering leadership training to MACNY members for over 20 years. David is a John Maxwell Team Certified Coach and Trainer and specializes in executive coaching, leadership training and development, masterminding, and goal setting.

Hilary Hext

Hilary Hext

Training Manager

[email protected]
315-474-4201 ext. 24

Hilary Hext is MACNY’s Training Manager and is certified to train in the areas of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI), and Sexual Harassment Prevention. Hilary is also a certified Generational Strategist helping members navigate the multi-generational workforce.

Cindy Oehmigen

Cindy Oehmigen

Director of Energy and Corporate Services

[email protected]
315-474-4201 ext. 14

Cindy Oehmigen is the Director of Energy and Corporate Services for MACNY. Cindy has worked with companies guiding them through change, creating team environments, reducing costs, and developing staff potential. With over 30 years of manufacturing and engineering experience, she has led implementation teams in the Shin Jujitsu approach to lean manufacturing, lean plant layout, and lean product development.

Jim Beckman

Jim Beckman

Senior Consultant

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Jim Beckman is pleased to join the MACNY as a senior consultant to help in areas such as executive development. He has nearly forty years of experience in manufacturing, materials engineering, sales, and marketing. Jim wants to help MACNY members maintain world-class leadership in all areas.